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Biplane on Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1925

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: circa 1925 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Photographic print

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Biplane 'San Francisco,' Old Orchard Beach, ca. 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1923 Location: Old Orchard Beach Media: Glass Negative

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Biplane in the 1920s

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1925 Media: Glass Negative


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Harry Lyon: An Old Sea Dog Takes to the Air

Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.


Maine Eats: the food revolution starts here

From Maine's iconic lobsters, blueberries, potatoes, apples, and maple syrup, to local favorites like poutine, baked beans, red hot dogs, Italian sandwiches, and Whoopie Pies, Maine's identity and economy are inextricably linked to food. Sourcing food, preparing food, and eating food are all part of the heartbeat of Maine's culture and economy. Now, a food revolution is taking us back to our roots in Maine: to the traditional sources, preparation, and pleasures of eating food that have sustained Mainers for millennia.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Adventures in Aroostook County - Page 2 of 3

… and made “2 or 3” solo cross-country flights in a biplane. JJeremiah worked for Delta Air Lines for seventeen years.

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Guilford, Maine - Special Events

… Delivery On Thursday, May 19, 1938 a two seated biplane swooped down out of the skies and into the history books as the first Air Mail service…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 1 of 4

Historical Overview Map of Scarborough with MarshlandItem Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum Scarborough: They Called it…